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24/07/2013 07:42 BST | Updated 24/07/2013 08:11 BST

Royal Baby: Daily Mail Attacks BBC's 'Overkill' Coverage (In Its 21-Page Souvenir Edition)

The Daily Mail devoted the first 21 pages of Wednesday's paper to the Royal Baby - and attacked the BBC for its 'over-the-top' coverage.

The 'magical picture souvenir' edition included a 10-photo slideshow, analysis of Kate's 'bump', breastfeeding speculation and an open letter to Kate Middleton's mother.

And on page 13, underneath a column by Amanda Platell wishing it had been a baby girl, it posed the question: "Was the BBC over the top?"

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The BBC, along with Sky News, has had rolling reports from outside the hospital where Kate gave birth.

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The Mail said the corporation had received hundreds of complaints from viewers that its coverage had been "sycophantic" and "overkill".

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Journalist Jules Mattsson posted a video on Vine that quickly became a Twitter hit.

Which front page did the best? Pick your favourite below:

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